Sunday, 22 May 2011

Butterflies....

...that's the theme of this week's Less Is More challenge.

Now a few week's ago the challenge was to use acetate, but unfortunately because I was ill I was unable to join in. I was gutted...as you all must know by now acetate is my absolute favourite medium to work with. So I am combining the 2 challenges today to make up for it!!

I stamped the background with white Stazon using, yet again, Papertrey Ink's "with sympathy" stamp set. I can't get enough of it. The large floral stamp is just so pretty and delicate.

acetate 2



I've used a Waltzingmouse frame, and the sentiment and butterflies are by Hero Arts. The butterflies are painted with Twinkling H2O's and then I just added some bling to finish.

acetate 1




I took the photo against a backgdrop of grey fabric which made it much easier to photograph and makes the white floral design easier to see.

Well I feel much better now that I've had my acetate fix, have a great weekend!

EDIT

I have made a slightly different version for the challenge set by my lovely bloggy buddy Aimes over at Passion for Papertrey.

The challenge is called "inspired by a song". I just happen to have the most appropriate sentiment by Papertrey for this challenge... "Always on my Mind" sung by of course Elvis Presley.

acetate 5

Right, I'm off to enter the challenge, see you soon!

58 comments:

Lynne said...

Absolutely fabulous Sarita. The way you use acetate is amazing, you are one of the few people I know who loves it. Love that Papertrey stamp and your butterflies are gorgeous.
Lynne xxx

Linby said...

Just beautiful Sarita, love the colouring on the butterflies it really compliments the acetate.
Linbyx

Jess said...

Wow!! Absolutely stunning! What a beautiful and special card

Jill said...

This is fantastic! I have used this PTI stamp on so many occasions - it is so versatile!

Jan said...

WOW Sarita this is gorgeous xx Jan

Carol Q said...

stunning Sarita - you are such an expert at stamping on acetate!

joanne wardle said...

that is so beautiful. what a joy it would be to receive something like this through the post!

Stamping 4 Pleasure said...

Yep - that sure is a stunner. Very beautiful card.

Hugs, Sandra My card is HERE!

Marja's Stamp Addiction said...

Absolutely Stunning Sarita. What a beauty. The papertrey stamp and your butterflies are really gorgeous.
Gr. Marja

Kim Singdahlsen said...

This is utterly and completely stunning as evidenced by my audible gasp of awe when I saw it!

cbuswell said...

stunning!

Mandi said...

Breathtakingly beautiful Sarita!
Thanks so much for entering
you were missed for acetate week!
Diva LIM manid
Less is More

TAM said...

Fabulous card Sarita - in fact breath-taking

Juls said...

stunning and elegant! Hugs Juls

Jo said...

Wow, this is stunning. The butterflies are coloured so beautifully. Jo

Simply a Bug Lover said...

This is a WOW card. Beautiful. Sue x

Chris said...

Absolutely stunning! Love your background. Your card is so elegant and stylish.

Tina said...

Such an elegant card, Sarita. I love what you do with this clear pages.

Hugs, Tina

Beryl K said...

Stunning card, absolutely beautiful
Beryl x

Viv said...

Such a pretty card Sarita, you are so good with acetate too, love everything about this card :O) Viv xx

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

OMGoodness Sarita - this is total eye-candy! I am often speechless when I look at your amazing work, and this is another of those occasions!

Hope you are feeling on top of the world right now - hugs, Sylvia xxxx

Jo Street said...

So Elegant, I love the butterflies too, I also like using acetate.
Jo x

Vicki said...

Oooow this is stunning Sarita!

xx

Aimes said...

Simply stunning! Way to rock both challenges! Fancy rocking three? Well this beauty of a card could easily fit into our challenge on A Passion for Papertrey to be inspired by a song...I'm thinking Dreams by Gabrielle would reflect that card beautifully! No pressure though ;D
Hugs,
Aimes
x

patriziawithaz said...

Beyond stunning Sarita xxx

Linny said...

WOW Stunning Sarita. You are so clever. Linda x

Susan said...

Sarita, this is absolutely stunning! You made using acetate look effortless...and I did struggle with it! I have that PTI stamp....and never would have thought to use it like that! Gorgeous....simply gorgeous! The butterflies look fab too!

Pauline said...

Beautiful stamping, love that delicious flourish!

Maja said...

Absolutely stunning card!!!

Aileen said...

Beautiful. x

Sue said...

Hi Sarita
wowzer as ever a totally stunning card, you use acetate so perfectly, stunning work, sue,x

Georgia said...

Wow, I really love this Sarita, the white floral stamping looks great against the acetate and I love the pretty butterflies and sentiment! :) Love, Georgia xx

Craftilicious said...

stunning card :-)

Vicky said...

Simply stunning Sarita!
Hugs, Victoria ~x~

Zoechaos said...

Another stunning from me this is a breathtaking card. XOXO Zoe

Rufus said...

Sarita, what a gorgeous card! You're the only one I know who loves to work with acetate, everyone else shudders! Love that stamp from Papertrey.
R/

debby4000 said...

Oh this is stunning Sarita.
luv
Debby

Kellylouj said...

SArita this is stunning x

Jackie said...

Oh wow wow wow! Absolutely fabulous, both of them. The way you use acetate is so inspiring :o)
Jackie xx

Sue said...

Wow this is fantastic Luv Sue x

Li'l Pidge said...

stunning, clean and crisp in design as your cards often are.
Beautiful
Kyla

StampingStace said...

This card is just absolutely perfect!
Stacey at 8
x

Erika said...

Stunning cards again Sarita loving the acetate and stamping. The butterflies are lovely too.

mustavcoffee said...

Hello there Sarita, This card's fabulous, I love the whole design, clever you :0) xxx

sparklygirl-Tina said...

Hi Sarita

You never disappoint - your cards are always so stunning and I find them so inspirational - this is no exception - just LOVE it!

Hugs

Tina

judith@poppy cottage said...

Lovely cards Sarita, those butterflies are gorgeous. Glad you got to have a go with the acetate after all, Judith xx

Faith A said...

All I can say is STUNNING, I would have coloured all the butterfly, but seeing what you have done is brilliant. Love the white on the acetate. One word did I say? Stunning

Reggirl said...

Absolutely stunning!!!!

AE said...

Love it. So pretty. I am envious of your creation.

AE said...

Beautiful card- I am envious of your creation! Love the look of acetate cards.

Debgem said...

Utterly beautiful. I love the transparency of the acetate and the delicacy of the butterflies.

Julie said...

Beautiful!

Spardha said...

WOW!.. its such a beautiful card!.. love the butterflies! :D

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

Amazing, fabulous, gorgeous - I absolutely love this card Sarita (can you tell)?!! You are the Queen of Acetate!

Have a fabulous Bank Holiday - hugs, Sylvia xx

Ohneilly said...

A gorgeous card Sarita, stunning!
Claire x

Grenouille Greetings said...

Stunningly beautiful! Fabulous make! Hugs, Lesley

Sasha said...

Absolutely wonderful! x

Julie said...

Wow - simply stunning. You are just amazing with what you can create, Sarita!! Juliexx